If the pros had to get a real job, what would it be ?

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  1. christo

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    Mac would be a Violinist, Llubijic a Blacksmith, Vitas a Rock Star, Rafter a Surfer, Lendl a Prison Warden etc etc
     
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  2. BaseLineBash

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    Agassi would be a pro baseball player or world class marksman, Federer would be the greatest ballet dancer, Safin would own his own pub and Hewitt would play Aussie rules football.
     
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    nadal would be an english teacher, no ?
     
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    McEnroe would be a stand-up comedian...

    "so I told her...you CANNOT be serious..." :D
     
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    I think Safin would be a good cage fighter...all that anger would come in handy.
     
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    Imagine Safin as a writer or a poet or something intellectual. Once in a while he'd smash his pen to bits in anger.

    McEnroe would be an angry comedian, Connors would be an angry high school teacher. Roddick would work at McDonald's. Nah, maybe he'd be a poker player. Coria would be a drug dealer. Nalbandian would be a spokesman for Slim Fast. Ljubicic would be a hit man.
     
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  7. BaseLineBash

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    haha
     
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    Federer a ballet dancer?? no... he would be a watchmaker or a....
    *thinks* a comedian or an actor, i heard he is quite funny....
     
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  9. BaseLineBash

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    He reminds me of someone who could become a flawless ballet dancer, perfect balance on the move, flexible and strong.
     
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    David Nalbandian would be a horseshoe maker
     
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    Federer would be a skier
    Rainer S. would be a skier too
    Radek Stepanek would be a ballet dacer or peanut boy
    Andre would be a hairdresser or a boxer like hid father or politician.
    Nalby would work for MC Donalds
    Jiri Novak would sell Czech dumplings in some Czech restaurant
     
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  12. slice bh compliment

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    Mardy Fish would be a fraternity boy....for a living. Or a roadie for Jimmy Buffet.

    Henman would be a financial analyst. I bet he would be a really good teacher or professor.

    Guga would be a great and compassionate chef/restaurateur who feeds the homeless late at night. He'd actually be good at running a school, too.

    McEnroe would have to be a musician. Becker, an opera singer.

    Roddick would do well in sales.

    Gimel would be the highest grossing car salesman in the tri-state area. Or he'd be a hanger-onner at Hollywood parties.

    For some reason, I picture Vilas as a sales manager who becomes jealous of his staff's success. Every night after work, he would meet his cross-town rival, Pat Cash for many beers at a strip club or a bar known for serving underage chicks.

    Safin could write for sure, I liked the bit about the smashed pen. He'd do well as a bartender, too.

    Blake would run a hedge fund and be a teaching pro.

    Djokovic would move to East London and open up a coffee house that would lose money every month. He would work half days and claim to be in total control of the books each month.

    Noah would be that really hip old dude who hangs out at the corner grocery and has lived a great life.

    Patrick Rafter would be a great and charismatic teacher.

    Andre would be the MC of a circus. Or a trial lawyer >> politician.

    Pete would be an accountant.

    Rafa Nadal would play soccer in the Champion's league. Then he would go to university and become a PR guy for a politician...'cause he's good with the spin.
     
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    Many years ago I remember Eddie Dibbs saying that if weren't a professional tennis player he would be bagging groceries.
     
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    They all would have the same old jobs as everyone else, but they would drive all their friends and coworkers mad with their never-ending stories of how they almost made it as a pro athlete.

    Oh, and for all the good looking Russian girls, they would make the most money working in the strip clubs of Moscow and St. Petersburg, though some of them would still choose the same old boring jobs other girls that age do (e.g., bookkeeping). However, some rich businessman might want to hire one as his personal assistant, in which case she would make more money but would probably have to fight off his and others' advances.
     
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    Bagdhadis could play drums in a Beatles tribute band -- he's got the Ringo look down.
     
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    Feliciano Lopez would be a tranny
     
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    Feli Lopez will be a professional male model for calvin klein and his big break will come when he discovers his own 'blue steel' look.

    Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish and the Bryan brothers will create an all american boy band.. they will have 1 hit then disappear forever.
     
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    Coria would be a magician or a juggler, Vilas a public relations agent, Rios a truck driver, Karlovic a delivery boy, Ljubo a chief accountant.
    what else? oh yeah! spadea a barman in a rap/hip hop place and melzer would be a gigolo, and in his free time he would chase spaniards teenagers.
    :mrgreen:
     
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    Henman would be a dentist
    and Stepanek would be a sexologist.
     
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  20. vive le beau jeu !

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    fortunately not the contrary !!! :D
    and i don't mean that i don't see henman as a sexologist... :rolleyes:
     
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    Nadal - fruit vendor
     
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  22. :confused:

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  23. These two are great. First is spot on, second is hilarious.

    :D
     
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    Safin....Pornstar

    Borg....tennisplayer (he wasn't the best businessman when he tried it)

    McEnroe....baseball player (he supposedly played some through high school and had a nasty lefty curve.
     
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  25. By the way, I play guitar, and I've heard Johnny Mac play guitar. He would not be a musician. Sorry, JMac!
     
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    Nicolas Kiefer Selling Hotdogs

    This is from this year's Australian Open pictures. I have to say I find it very convincing.

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    Rafa and Feliciano would open up a flower shop.
     
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    Venus and Serena would be doing something in Hollywood, for sure.
     
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    that pic of Kiefer grilling bratwursts along the Yarra River is sooooo cheeseball I can't stop laughing.......makes me crave a cold Beck's (the beer)
     
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    Hrbaty would be a professional marathon runner.

    Gonzalez would be a clown, if they let him out the mental hospice.

    Tursunov would work for a womans magazine writing gossip columns.
     
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  32. slice bh compliment

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    Man, that is hysterical!
     
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  33. sureshs

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    If the TW posters had to get a real job, what would it be ?
     
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  34. vkartikv

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    They wouldn't, it would be like George Costanza in the Boyfriend.
     
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  35. slice bh compliment

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    That's actually a hell of an idea for a thread. Odds and ends or shall we do it here?

    I'm not quite qualified, but I think one of you more active posters (Hall of Famers) ought to make a list of posters. Then everyone can fill in the would-be occupations.
     
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  36. sureshs

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    I know. I wanted to start the thread but didn't know where to put it.

    Why don't you start it in this section and see whether it gets moved? Then people can follow us from here to wherever it lands up. This is one of the most popular areas. There will be a few "wrong section" posts but we can live with it.
     
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  37. slice bh compliment

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    You're on, but forgive me, I am not so qualified. Not truly a constant around here. More of a stick and move guy. Not really familiar with the regulars.

    Rather than making a poster roster (which would certainly exclude deserving targets, I mean people) ... I think it would be best to just start.

    Off the top of my head:

    Raftermania is a student and a part timer at a tennis club from what I gather. I'd have guessed that, but I am going with: English teacher and theater critic.

    yours!05: writer.

    Dedan's Penthouse, theater critic. Kidding. Comedy writer.

    Kaptain Karl, conservative radio show host.

    donnydarko, student. Film and tv.

    vkartikv, business major.

    AndrewD: tennis club manager.

    Bungalo Bill: www.tennisplayer.net head.

    Andy Guazzelli is a night owl and tennis club rat. Up late doing his duty ... to please that booty.

    Pusher Terminator is a student, getting his phd in logic and reasoning.

    This is weird, since a few of us have come to learn a good bit about eachother. So it is not entirely speculative....and not entirely funny. Phase one done. Hoping for better stuff from the rest of you. If not, let's just go back to thinking of what the pros would be doing.

    Feli Lopez would be a tranny. hahaha that still kills me.
    Thomas Muster would be the city's most persistent realtor.
    Jimmy Connors would be the whining lawyer type. Sorry lawyers, I happen to know a few lawyers who are Momma's boys.
    Goran Ivanisevic would've been a really impatient, funny soccer coach.
    Jan-Mike would be in design. Either apparel or interior. Or hair. Maybe automobiles.
    Paging Doctor Ivo, Dr. Ivo, please call the delivery room.

    Gotta go.
     
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  38. sureshs

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    I thought he was a civil engineer.
     
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  39. slice bh compliment

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    I was just making that up. He seems so business like, that's all.
     
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    Thanks, now if you could offer me an MBA degree with that ;)
     
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    OK Rafa and Feliciano shut down their flower shop and would go into the Salami business.
     
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  42. vkartikv

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    Wouldn't that be another candidate for stuck-in-the-throat-while-swallowing?
     
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  43. slice bh compliment

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    hhhaahah, the ubiquitous MBA degree.
    No big deal, vkv....you're already a Hall of Famer here! Congrats, man. I may get there one day. Then I will be able to focus on a Master's degree of my own -- in a field known as forum-based tennis-centric studies. Serious resume candy, dude. You ought to use it. Go ahead.
     
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    Venus would end up Maury alot (dont think thats really a job) and Sharapova would be working for Entertainment magazine trying to get dirt on hollywood stars...shes tall enough to see over thier secretive bushes
     
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    LMAO!
     
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    Hi Slice, I just ran into this thread. I thought Yours! was a writer too lol! I'm sad to admit it but you mixed me and Donnie up. I'm going to film school.
     
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    LMAO!!! :mrgreen:
     
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    Actually I can imagine Guille pulling a rabbit from a hat and Rios driving a truck. :mrgreen:
     
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    Nadal = personal trainer
    Vaidisova = porn star
    Safin = bartender
    Roddick = rodeo clown
    Federer = stunt double for Tarantino
    Sharapova = stripper
     
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    Or a game show host or have his own talk show...I think I am the only one who watched his TV shows...
     
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